Payroll specialists are responsible for processing payroll and ensuring that employees are paid accurately and on time. They collect employee data and information and calculate wages, benefits, vacation time, and more.
When interviewing payroll specialists, look for candidates who demonstrate a strong working knowledge of accounting and payroll best practices, as well as excellent numeracy skills. Be wary of candidates with poor organizational and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrates the candidate's ability to maintain strong attention to detail.
Shows the candidate's work experience, organizational skills, and communication skills.
Reveals the candidate's familiarity with data entry, accounting, and payroll software programs.
Demonstrates how the candidate maintains a good working knowledge of relevant processes, standards, and regulations.
Reveals the candidate's work experience and how they avoid making common mistakes.